Huna Yim-Dockery, Graduate Employee
Huna Yim-Dockery is a second-year doctoral student in the School Psychology program at the University of Oregon. She received her M.A. in Psychology at Pepperdine University, and M.S. in Special Education in Severe Disabilities with Emphasis in Autism Spectrum Disorders at Johns Hopkins University.
Prior to joining BRT, Huna has worked as a Behavioral Interventionist and Clinical Specialist in the homes and at schools of children diagnosed with various developmental disorders.
Her primary research interests include:
1. Identifying cultural factors that promote or challenge the efficacy of early intervention
strategies and parent training programs
2. Family-school partnerships in the effort to bridge the gap for students who are exhibiting
disruptive behaviors and/or are at-risk in areas of their academic performances
3. Family-based interventions for children with ASD
Huna Yim-Dockery to Complete her Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) Internship at the Hawai‘i Psychology Internship Consortium
March 8, 2018
Huna Yim-Dockery will be completing her Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) internship at the Hawai‘i Psychology Internship Consortium (HI-PIC). She will specifically be working with the Hawai‘i Department of Education, serving the West Hawai‘i school district in Kona, Big Island.
She will be providing behavioral and mental health services (individual and group) to public school students from Kindergarten to 12th grade demonstrating a wide-range of social, emotional and behavioral diagnoses and difficulties. Her focus will be on behavioral health interventions in schools including individual and group counseling, in-class support, functional behavioral assessment, development of behavioral support plans, and family-school based consultation.
She will also be providing comprehensive psychological evaluations that include a cognitive, academic achievement, adaptive behavior and social-emotional/behavioral assessment to further inform the team about the student’s individual strengths and needs.
She is super excited for this big transition and looks forward to the training and experience that she will gain through this internship match!
The Behavioral Research and Teaching team is extremely proud and happy for Huna. Congratulations on a job well done and continued success in your new venture.